Top Kutztown Child Support Lawyers Near You

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Karen Ann Ulmer, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Kutztown, PA

Free Consultation

215-253-5736

Whether Your Legal Matter Involves a High Asset or Simple Divorce, We Are on Your Side. "Calming the Chaos, Creating Solutions."

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The Law Offices of Daniel M. Hanifin

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Kutztown, PA

Free Consultation

610-615-1936

KNOWLEDGEABLE, DEDICATED ADVOCATE Focused On Your Needs And Priorities

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Law Office of Melissa R. Montgomery, LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Kutztown, PA

717-609-0565

Contact Us to Schedule a Consultation With an Attorney Regarding Divorce, Custody or Other Legal Concerns.

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The Dolan Law Group

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Kutztown, PA

610-709-6235

For your family law needs...Don't chose between the experience of a large law firm and the personal attention of a small law firm...get both!

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Rowe Law Offices, P.C.

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Kutztown, PA

Free Consultation

EXPERIENCED. EFFECTIVE. EXCEPTIONAL CLIENT SERVICE.

Featured Kutztown, PA Child Support Law Firm

Kutztown Child Support Information

Do You Need to Set or Amend Your Child Support?

The amount of child support the noncustodial parent pays each month is determined by the court following state guidelines. They include each parent's income and assets and the amount needed to maintain the children's pre -divorce standard of living.

How a Child Support Lawyer Can Help

Whether initially setting the amount of child support or modifying the court order, the services of a Kutztown child support attorney well versed in family law and child support issues can be of great help. The attorney can help you gather documents and personal information to support your contention and advocate your position to the court.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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